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Huawei seeks to leverage invalidations in InterDigital dispute

The US-based licensing company faces an onslaught of invalidity actions at China's Patent Office, with about half of the decisions still to come

Huawei seeks to leverage invalidations in InterDigital dispute
18 Feb 2020

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15 Feb 2020

The impact of Covid-19 will be felt across the global IP market

The race to patent a treatment for coronavirus in China is heating up, but its spread could be the story that affects every other story in tech this year

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12 Feb 2020

US play for Nokia or Ericsson no long-term 5G solution, says Qualcomm engineering chief

Speaking at an event in Washington DC, Susie Armstrong claims that if policymakers want to help they should support a strong IP system and clarify rules on American participation in standards setting Read more

10 Feb 2020

“Aggregate licensees, don’t do other stuff” - why it’s Dan McCurdy’s RPX now

With the sale of e-discovery business, Microsoft back on board and a drop in patent sales, defensive operator’s CEO has put his stamp on the business Read more

8 Feb 2020

The inconvenient truth is that the West gifted China its 5G leadership

A lack of foresight and a complete absence of joined up thinking in both the US and Europe have handed Huawei and others huge advantages in a technology space that is set to change the world Read more

7 Feb 2020

Qualcomm and Nokia report licensing numbers in a week to remember for 5G

Chip giant continues to see big uplift after Apple settlement, while Finnish company’s royalty income suggest it is still waiting for significant monetary boost from latest technology Read more

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30 Jan 2020

Mobile licensing transparency calls for less dogmatism and more pragmatism, says InterDigital boss

In the wake of the mobile technology R&D and licensing firm's decision to throw more light on its approach to dealmaking, president and CEO Bill Merritt explains what it is seeking to achieve Read more

28 Jan 2020

Shanghai research group to license SEPs through Sisvel

Langbo Communications Technology CEO Yang Lin tells IAM he’s hoping to build “China’s InterDigital” Read more

24 Jan 2020

The focus in Europe moves from patent hold-up to hold-out

Key court decisions and policy pronouncements from the European Commission show how the balance has shifted in SEP conversations Read more

4 Jan 2020

If you thought the last decade was one of big change in IP, you ain't seen nothing yet

Over the last 10 years US patent leadership waned while value creation strategies evolved; but the coming years look set to be dominated by commoditisation, politicisation and, above all else, big data and AI  Read more

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6 Feb 2020

Huawei makes good on Verizon lawsuit threat following $1b demand letter

The Chinese telecom is asserting 12 patents against the US carrier in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas Read more

5 Feb 2020

How policy and case law are transforming the ITC as a venue for FRAND disputes

Standards essential patent owners now have a clearer and potentially more favourable option for asserting their rights in the US Read more

4 Feb 2020

Indonesian compulsory licensing policy could affect high tech companies

The country has rolled out a new framework for compulsory licensing, including special provisions related to semiconductors Read more

3 Feb 2020

Why price differentiation is key to setting patent royalty rates for 5G

The former chief IP officer of Ericsson argues that a one-size-fits-all approach to licensing the new generation of wireless technology does not make economic or commercial sense Read more

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29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

29 Nov 2019

All eyes turn to London as UK Supreme Court mulls SEP FRAND cases

How the appeals brought by Huawei and ZTE could upend the licensing market Read more

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more

24 May 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform from March to mid-May. Read more

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